Awareness

Open Letter to LBC

Dear LBC I am writing to you to outline my concerns at a recent tweet that was published by your twitter page. In the tweet you posted a big photo of “The Yorkshire Ripper” with the caption “The Yorkshire Ripper has been moved from hospital to prison. What's it like to live with a serious mental illness?”. As a media outlet you have immense power to influence and challenge public perceptions and stereotypes, your tagline is “Leading Britain’s Conversation”. I have to ask what does it say about the leadership you are providing when you are prepared to publish something so stigmatising? (more…)

By agordon92, ago
Awareness

“Nutterage”

Decided to write a blog post after seeing a local councillor use the word “nutterage” to insult someone’s contributions on a discussion about the councillor’s response to the panama papers fiasco. (more…)

By agordon92, ago